School closings, delays announced due to weather

Published: Dec. 10, 2017 at 10:18 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 11, 2017 at 7:01 AM EST
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CALDWELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV ) - Several North Carolina counties have delayed or closed school for students Monday due to the weather.

School officials with Avery County, Watauga County and Mitchell County closed school Monday for students. Teachers can use the day as an optional teacher workday, officials say.

Watauga County officials tweeted this statement Monday morning:

Officials with Caldwell County and Alexander County Schools say both school districts are operating on a two-hour delay Monday.

Burke County, Alexander Christian, Alleghany County, Ashe County, Rutherford County, Wilkes County, Catawba County, Hickory City Schools and McDowell County have all announced two-hour delays for classes Monday as well.

Newton-Conover Schools announced a one-hour delay Monday.

The decisions come with the lingering effects of freezing temperatures and a few areas of remaining ice or snow.

You can find the link to all of the closings here.

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